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Reverend Fr. John C. Horosky

April 17, 1939 — November 18, 2020


Reverend Fr. John C. Horosky age 80, of Punxsutawney, passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2020, at home surrounded by his family.

Rev. Horosky was born April 17, 1939, in Canonsburg. He was a son of the late John Horosky and Josephine (Zennay) Horosky.

He served his priesthood at St Peter & Paul in Moundsville, WV., The Nativity of St John in Philipsburg and St John the Divine in Monesson for 22 years. He was the Treasurer of the Mon Valley Deanery and Secretary of the Pittsburgh Orthodox Clergy Association.

He is survived by his daughters, Mary Crites and husband Jim of Washington, PA, and Teresa McGill and husband Dr. Bradley McGill of Punxsutawney. Grandchildren, James Crites and wife Kaitlin, Nicole Smith and husband James, Austin Crites, Thomas McGill, Alexandria McGill and Noah McGill.  Three Great grandchildren.  A brother, Harry Horosky, Canonsburg, two sisters, Susan Horosky, Janet Horosky both of Canonsburg and Anna Cook and husband Mark of Pottsville.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his parents and wife Matushka Judith Horosky.

An Orthodox Funeral Service was celebrated at St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, Canonsburg. Interment followed at Oak Springs Cemetery, Canonsburg.

The McCabe Funeral Home Inc. of Punxsutawney have been entrusted with the arrangements.

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